SECI Amends RfS Guidelines for 2 GW ISTS-Connected Wind Tranche-IV Tender

MSEDCL to Buy Wind Power from Projects with Expired Agreements Through Reverse Auction

Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has asked the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to procure wind energy from projects whose energy purchase agreements (EPAs) have expired, to fulfill ...
/ / Other, Wind
Madhya Pradesh Commission Rejects DISCOM’s Petition to Review Old Wind Tariff Order

Maharashtra DISCOM Seeks Dismissal of PPA with Wind Generator over Lack of Funds

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has asked the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to pay the dues Rajlakshmi Minerals for the electricity supplied under their wind energy ...
/ / Other, Wind
Tie Up with At Least Three Manufacturers Before Bidding_ Gujarat Tells Wind Developers

Maharashtra DISCOM Ordered to Pay Dues to Wind Power Generator in Dhule

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to pay the dues to Kamal Encon Industries Limited (formerly KEC Industries Ltd) for the supply ...
/ / Other, Wind
MSEDCL Tenders Solar to meet its RPO

Maharashtra DISCOM Allowed Time Until March 2020 to Comply with Solar RPO for FY 2017-18

In an unusual ruling,  the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has ordered Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to comply with its solar renewable purchase obligation (RPO) requirement for FY ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Maharashtra Floats Tender for 50,000 Solar Water Pumping Systems

Power Generated by Solar Pumps to Account Towards RPO Fulfilment in Maharashtra

In a recent order, the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has stated that the power generated by off-grid solar photovoltaic (PV) water pumps will be counted towards meeting the renewable ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Solar Rooftop Startup ZunRoof Raises ₹16.6 Million in Second Round of Angel Funding

MERC Rejects Plea to Allow Open Access Facility and Banking of Power from a Solar Project

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has rejected a petition filed by Shree Cement requesting amendments to Distribution Open Access Regulations, 2016 and allowing the use of open access facility ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Lowest Tariffs Drops to ₹1.38/kWh in Madhya Pradesh’s 8.6 MW Rooftop Solar Auction

Maharashtra Commission Allows Grid Connectivity to 1.36 MW Rooftop Solar Project

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has allowed a 1.36 MW rooftop solar project the required connectivity to the grid. The MERC was responding to a petition filed by Supreme Industries ...
/ / Rooftop, Solar
Maharashtra Auctions 500 MW of Wind Projects to be Developed Across the State

MSEDCL May Procure Wind Power from Projects with Expired Agreements to Fulfil its RPO

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has filed a petition with the  Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) seeking its approval to procure power from wind projects whose energy purchase ...
/ / Other, Wind
Airports Authority of India Seeks EPC Contractors for a 4 MW Solar Project in Odisha

After January’s Slump, Solar Auctions Gather Speed in February 2019

The shortest month of February proved to be a busy one for the solar sector with auction activity increasing exponentially. In February, about 2.7 GW of solar capacity was auctioned in ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Salem Smart City Invites Bids for Rooftop Solar Projects

Maharashtra to Consult Public on Proposed Amendments to Net-Metering Regulations

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has issued an order saying that it will initiate a public consultative process to amend the net-metering regulations and frame new ones for dealing ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
MERC Asks DISCOM to Reduce ₹0.18_kWh from Solar Tariff to Account for Safeguard Duty

MERC Asks DISCOM to Reduce ₹0.18/kWh from Solar Tariff to Account for Safeguard Duty

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Co. Ltd (MSEDCL) should reduce ₹0.18 (0.0025/kWh) from the discovered tariff if the bidders have not paid the safeguard duty, the Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
Maharashtra Invites Bids to Set Up 50 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

Maharashtra Invites Bids to Set Up 50 Electric Vehicle Charging Stations

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has issued a tender to install 50 electric vehicle charging stations in the state. These charging stations will be spread across seven ...
Tirupati Smart City Invites Tender for 6 MW of Solar Projects

Maharashtra Auctions 1 GW of Solar Projects at Lowest Tariff of ₹2.74/kWh

Shiv Solar and ACME Solar have quoted the lowest tariff of ₹2.74 (~$0.038)/kWh in the recent auction conducted by the  Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) for the purchase of ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Maharashtra’s 1 GW Solar Tender Gets Enthusiastic Response, Oversubscribed by 400 MW

Maharashtra’s 1 GW Solar Tender Gets Enthusiastic Response, Oversubscribed by 900 MW

The recent solar tender floated in Maharashtra for 1 GW of grid-connected solar projects under Phase-II tender has managed to attract plenty of bidders and has been oversubscribed by 900 ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar
SECI Tenders 2 GW of ISTS-Connected Wind Projects under Tranche-V

Maharashtra DISCOM Ordered to Settle Outstanding Dues of Wind Power Developers

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has directed the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) to pay dues to three wind project developers. The state commission has issued a common order ...
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Small Hydro Project Developer in Maharashtra Gets Relief from DISCOM's Non-Compliance

Small Hydro Power Developer in Maharashtra Wins Case Against MSEDCL

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has passed an order reprimanding the Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) for not paying the interest accumulated on its principle dues to a small ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
India’s Solar Market Share Leaders for First Half of 2018 Revealed

A Snapshot of India’s Giga Solar Tenders from 2018

India saw a significant increase in new large-scale solar PV tenders announced with over 22 GW of mega solar tenders announced in the year 2018. According to Mercom’s India Solar ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
ReNew Power Fined for Project Commissioning Delay but PPA Not Terminated

Open Access Banked Units Can be Adjusted If Power Sourced from Same Generator: MERC

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) in its latest order has clarified that open access consumers can avail open access throughout the year and are entitled for adjustment of the banked ...
/ / Other, Renewable Energy
CLP India Completes Acquisition of Suzlon’s Tornado Solarfarms for ₹325 Million

Maharashtra Releases Details of Circles for its 1,400 MW Solar Tender

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has now come up with all the required details for the 1,400 MW  solar tender it had issued last year. The tender ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
MNRE Broadens the Definition of ‘Storage’ in its Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy

Maharashtra’s New Wind-Solar Hybrid Tender Asks Bidders to Set Procurement Limit

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has issued a one of a kind wind-solar hybrid tender which gives the developers freedom in project development. The state distribution company ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Maharashtra Floats Tender for 50,000 Solar Water Pumping Systems

Maharashtra Floats Tender for 50,000 Solar Water Pumping Systems

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has issued a tender for 50,000 solar water pumping systems. These solar water pumps are to be installed at projects sites of ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Maharashtra Issues RfS for 1 GW of Floating Solar Projects with a Tariff Ceiling of ₹3_kWh

Maharashtra Issues RfS for 1 GW of Floating Solar Projects with a Tariff Ceiling of ₹3/kWh

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has issued a request for selection (RfS) for purchase of power from 1,000 MW (100 MW X 10 clusters) grid connected floating ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
India’s Largest 2 MW Floating Solar Project Commissioned in Greater Visakhapatnam

MAHAGENCO Invites EoI for a 10 MW Floating Solar Project

The Maharashtra State Power Generation Company (MAHAGENCO) has invited an expression of interest (EoI) to set up a 10 MW grid-connected floating solar project at the Upper Vaitarna reservoir in Nashik ...
/ / Solar, Tenders & Auctions
Maharashtra Takes a Tough Stance on Solar and Non-Solar RPO Enforcement

Maharashtra Issues Tender to Procure 500 MW of Wind Power from Existing Projects

The Maharashtra State Electricity Distribution Company Limited (MSEDCL) has issued a tender to procure 500 MW of wind power from projects in the state that are already in operation or ...
/ / Other, Wind
Maharashtra Approves Upper Tariff Ceiling of ₹2.75/kWh for Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

Maharashtra Approves Upper Tariff Ceiling of ₹2.75/kWh for Wind-Solar Hybrid Projects

The Maharashtra Electricity Regulatory Commission (MERC) has approved the competitive bidding process for long-term procurement of power from wind-solar hybrid projects in the state. The bidding guidelines were proposed by ...
/ / Markets & Policy, Solar